Procurement Officer

GOAL is currently seeking to hire competent persons to join
our Uganda team. This is an exciting opportunity for you to join an extremely
dynamic International NGO and to use your skills. If you are familiar with
working within the international development aid sector and have a strong
background in the areas mentioned, then you are the one we are looking for!
All positions are contingent to funding.
Procurement Officer
About the Role: With
direct supervision from the Procurement Manager the Procurement Officer works
to support all procurement activities, but with particular emphasis on
Procurement and providing support to field offices. The Procurement officer
will be based at Goal Country Office in Kampala with regular travel to field
offices in case of any gaps.
Key Responsibilities:
Responsible and accountable for all supply chain related
activities with respect to the following tasks:
Receives and purchase requests (PRS) from users
in Kampala and field offices and, in consultation with the procurement  Manager, sends out enquiries or request for
offer to potential suppliers.
Receives offers/quotations from suppliers and
prepare bid analysis for purchases and have all approvals completed according
to the Procurement Chart.
Ensures that all purchased goods are delivered
according to specification to the end customer and/or beneficiaries. If goods
are going directly to users/customers, the officer will organise their safe
keeping in the organisations warehouse.
Monitors and summarises all receipts and provides
an activity Plan to the Procurement Manager and all field logistics officers on
a weekly basis.
Prepare payments of suppliers in a timely and
accountable process and ensures that all necessary supporting documents are
Ensures that expenses in excess of the budget
should always be discussed with the Procurement Manager in coordination with
the Programme manager prior to purchase.
Keep a weekly track on prices for all purchased
articles and ensure relevant section of the GOAL vendor roster is updated in
reference with the Procurement Manager advised accordingly.
Keep all filing up to date; order requests,
quotations, and three quote file, purchase orders, supplier documentation.
Ensures that the open order sheet is always
updated and circulated every Friday of the week to all Managers and Kampala and
price list is updated and forwarded to all Project Managers
Receives and registers payment request forms
(PRFS) from finance and logistics field officers and, in consultation with the
Logistics Coordinator and Procurement Manager, have all approvals completed
according to the Procurement Chart .
Ensures that the payment tracking sheet is
always updated and circulated every Friday of the week to programme managers
and Kampala.
Manage the OTS in liaison with field teams and
Procurement Manager.

Skills and Experience:
University Degree in Procurement
At least 3 years work experience with an NGO in a
related procurement function (exceptionally, degree or qualification may be
replaced by a minimum of 6 years’ experience directly relevant to the post);
Good computer skills;
Highly organized;
Strong skills in prioritization;
Ability to understand budgets;
Good interpersonal communication skills;
Level 4 CIPS
Experience in planning and report writing
Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian
agency, with a global team of 2,400 personnel, dedicated to alleviating the
needs of the most vulnerable communities. Currently operating in 13 of the
world’s most vulnerable countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian
and development programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster
situations, to focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater
resilience and sustainable livelihoods.
General description
of the country programme:
First operational in Uganda in 1979, the current GOAL Uganda
country programme focuses on Health (including WASH, Health Accountability and
Nutrition programming); and a market based systems approach to improving
agricultural livelihoods and WASH. GOAL Uganda mainstreams gender, child
protection, social behaviour change and resilience strategies across all
programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach and uses a mixture of
direct implementation and partnerships with national and international civil
society organizations, local government, the private sector and communities to
give effect to our mission.
GOAL Uganda has a skilled team of approximately 100
personnel and manages an annual operating budget of approximately €8.7 million
(2018). GOAL is currently operational in the North, South, East and West of Uganda
with six established offices in Kampala, Lira, Bugiri, Abim, Kaabong and Agago
Districts. GOAL Uganda country programme is funded by a number of donors who
include Mastercard, charity: water, Irish Aid and some small foundations.
Remuneration Package
and Benefits:
Our package includes a competitive salary, health insurance
cover for up to 3 dependents, comprehensive 24 hour personal accident cover,
terminal benefits equivalent to one month for each completed year of service
and our working hours provide for a half day on Fridays.  GOAL promotes a learning and development
environment with training & study opportunities aligned to our staff
development policy.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants who meet the requirements should
submit their applications by email with at least 4 reference contacts (3 from
the last three employers, and 1 character reference), and daytime contact
number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda:  indicating the title for the position applied
for in the subject line by 21st November 2019. 
Deadline: 21st November 2019
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